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Hawthorne by Small Talk.



I actually have the pleasure of bringing you my review of this track early, as this song doesn't drop until Friday, but I was lucky enough to have had this song for a few weeks now, and I'm so excited to bring you my thoughts on it! 

So, if you're unfamiliar with Small Talk. then they're a small band San Diego, California and they're a pop-punk band which we all know is my favourite genre, so I'm always up for more small pop-punk bands! 

Now, they actually have some songs out already, so please go familiarise yourself with them and make sure you drop them a follow on their socials (which will be linked at the end as always) if you can! Honestly, I have a feeling quite a few of you may like them! They're insanely talented and they deserve so much more love and support! 

The intro this song is just so beautiful and calming, it just makes you feel relaxed, and then it's like ha just kidding! From that moment, it's already done the thing that I always want a song to go for me, I always say I want change and depth to the sound, so I have it, which means that I automatically think higher of it. 

I also like that although yes, the intro was change, it still has change throughout the entire track! It's not boring, it's interesting. It's such a loud and in your face song, and I think it's incredible! 

I love the lyrics, and the vocals are incredible! I love the mix of the clean and the rougher sounding vocals (we're not talking 2008 Oli Sykes, but there's some screaming on a lesser level), I just think it's a really refreshing sound to hear. 

A lot of pop-punk nowadays are very perfected, and very polished in their sound, but this doesn't sound like a carbon copy of any other pop-punk song, it's a sound that's a little bit rough, a little bit edgy. I really like the song, I love the vocals, the lyrics, the intenseness of the instrumental side of the song, and I just think it's a lovely song to listen to, I think it's very much a refreshing track to hear, and I really do think it's incredible. 

I can't recommend it enough to you, honestly, if you're wanting a pop-punk song that leans more towards the punk side rather than the pop side, then please go and check out Hawthorne when it drops on Friday because I feel like this could be a song that you really love! Honestly, I'm obsessed with it! 

You know what's coming because I've said it has the things that I look out for in a song, and therefore, the rating of Hawthorne by Small Talk. is 5 out of 5 lemons! Hands down, I just love it so much! I think it's such a well thought through song, and I'd love for you to check it out when it drops on Friday! 

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